John Mulaney

Also Known As: John Mulaney • Born:08/26/1982

John Mulaney, a comedic virtuoso, has left an indelible mark on the entertainment landscape as a stand-up comedian, actor, and writer. Born on August 26, 1982, in Chicago, Illinois, Mulaney’s comedic genius blossomed early, leading him to pursue a comedy career. He gained widespread recognition for his work as a writer on “Saturday Night Live,” where his sharp wit and clever humor earned him accolades. Mulaney’s meteoric rise continued with his acclaimed stand-up specials, showcasing his unparalleled ability to weave hilarious anecdotes with keen observations on life and society. His unique comedic style, impeccable timing, and relatable storytelling have endeared him to worldwide audiences. In addition to his success in stand-up comedy, Mulaney has significantly impacted television with his sitcom, “Mulaney,” and as the creator and star of the Netflix animated series “Big Mouth.”

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Comedy Roots

John Mulaney’s comedic talent was evident from a young age. He began performing stand-up comedy while attending Georgetown University, laying the groundwork for his future success in the entertainment industry.


Mulaney’s contributions to comedy have been recognized with multiple Emmy Awards. He won his first Emmy 2018 for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special for his stand-up special “John Mulaney: Kid Gorgeous at Radio City.”

Broadway Star

In addition to his work in television and film, Mulaney has made a successful foray into Broadway. He received critical acclaim for his performance in the Broadway revival of “Oh, Hello on Broadway,” alongside fellow comedian Nick Kroll.

Height: 6′ (183 cm)

Nationality: American

Show(s): Dinner Time Live with David Chang

Network(s): Netflix

Guest Appearances: N/A

Zodiac Sign: Virgo

Children: N/A

Father: Charles W. Mulaney Jr.

Mother: Ellen Mulaney

Siblings: Claire Mulaney

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